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neighbor and mr. obama fri has to go to the fifth summit of the americas and in trinidad and he has already been told by the mexican the and especially the brazilian president, lula da silva, he was going to run into some really heavy criticism in trinidad if something can't be done for the embargo. so they're still a long way to go. it could go fast, it could go slow and in his miami speech last may candidate obama suggested it was going to go slow. he promised to keep the rest of the embargo he said because united states needed to be a relentless advocate of democracy, and of quote. but slowly or quickly is very clear that our current dysfunctional policy is coming to the end of its life. what do i mean by dysfunctional? i mean that the united states and cuba have not had formal relations since january feared, 1961. that was e leffinge presidents ago -- 11 presidents ago. in contrast the u.s. estrangement from this movie gets revolution after the bolshevik revolution and is a strain from the people's republic of china after the fall of chang that lasted 16, 22 years respectively. the five
? or is it getting stuck in the bureaucratic mud? >>> one country's trash is another country's poison. america's discarded electronics are endangering the lives of these kids half a world away. and ron claiborne travels to africa on the trail of e-waste. >>> and money rehab. one woman, 300 pairs of jeans, 160 pairs of shoes. and she's not alone, we'll take you to where reckless spenders and she's not alone, we'll take you to where reckless spenders go to turn their lives around. captions paid for by abc, inc. >>> good morning, america. >> good morning, i'm just sending a tweet out. >> are you tweeting? >> right now! it is sunday, august 2nd. twitter's everywhere. it's everywhere. >> i thought we banned it from the set? >> no, i just sent your picture out. check it out, folks. 140 characters can it really get you into trouble? a lot of times we don't even think before we tweet but you really should because what you tweet could land you in court. one woman who slammed her landlord on twitter found out the hard way and she's being sued for defamation. we're going to get into this whole legal issu
and privileges bestowed upon the occupant of this house but few mean as much to me as the chance to award america's highest civilian medal to the recipients that are here today. this is a chance for me and for the united states of america to say thank you to many so of the finest citizens of this country and of all countries. the men and women we honor today have led very different lives and pursued very different careers. they are pioneers in science and medicine. they are gifted artists and athletes. they have made their mark in the courtroom, in the community, and in congress. what you nighunites them is a b that most, forgive me to those of you who are not american but what we consider that most american of beliefs, that our lives are what we make of them, that no barriers of race, gender, or fiscal infirmity can restrain the human spirit. and that the truest test of a person's life is what we do for one another. the recipients of the medal of freedom did not set out to win this or any other award. they did not set out in pursuit of glory or fame or riches. rather, they set out guided by pass
paid for by abc, inc. >>> good morning, america. >> good morning. i love that music. it's sunday, august 16th. >>> other news this morning, president obama wrapping up his trio of town halls. hoping to turn the tide in the health care debate. we have a report -- a reporter traveling with the president and also talking with jake tapper. who's hosti ining "this week." >> also, a fascinating look inside the health insurance industry. this is probably the most high-profiled whistle blower. somebody who had a real convergent moment. when she saw people lined up in the rain for health care. he's got the playbook of the big insurance company. he's spilling it out. >> also, the latest on the heart-wrenching story of an 8-year-old american boy abducted by his own mother, stuck in an italian orphanage. while father tries desperately to get him back here. >>> and also, this sounds kind of ridiculous, dogs teaching kids how to read. but it's a very successful program. highly trained teachers in a certain way. we'll explain how that works coming up. >>> we begin with the california wildfires,
care in america. the previous caller hit the nail on the head when he said that wall street has taken over our health care, taking away from the people and giving it to the dollar profits. now we have a mess. and thank you, sis and. guest: as -- thank you, c-span. guest: it has not been in a huge issue for health reform so far, it has ballooned in the background. i think that it is something that could crop up, especially when the finance bill comes out. host: ted, calling on the democratic line from clinton, maryland. caller: good morning? can you hear me? host: yes, weekend. -- we can. caller: un this lady keep repeating the fact that the government -- you and this lady keep repeating the fact that the government ran out of money for cash for clunkers, but that does not mean that it was not successful. the larger issue is that the american people are being used and misused by the press and public authority. we have a health care bill in this country of $10.50 trillion per year. 30% goes to the insurance companies. that is $770 billion. that money could be used to help the president
that has always moved america forward nap means once again having the best educated, highest skilled workforce in the world. that means a health care system that makes it possible for entrepreneurs to innovate and businesses to compete without being saddled with skyrocketing insurance costs. >> reporter: there you have it. essentially what we are likely going to be hearing from president obama in the days and weeks to come. once again, t.j., trying to make his case and make his argument, that health care reform is an issue that cannot wait. that lawmakers have to tackle it sooner rather than later. t.j.? >> yeah, elaine. we know the president's making his kashgs but seems like the other side of the debate, you could almost argue, other democrats in a lot of ways. where do the republicans fit in and what do they have to say? just seems like this debate is going back and forth between democrats an democrats. >> reporter: you're absolutely right. a lot of this, deep divisions with the democratic party over this. conservative blue dog we heard about before, as well as progressive. for th
children, we have exclusive >>> good morning, america. breaking news. a continental airlines jet making an emergency landing in miami after turbulence, severe turbulence injures more than two dozen people. what was it like on board? we have a live report. >>> and capture. three american students detained in iran after crossing the border during a hike. their last message, we're surrounded. >>> did michael jackson have a fourth child, exclusive video of the jackson family vacation. who is this young man always at jackson's side? >>> the newest poster person for diet and weight loss. rush limbaugh loses 90 pounds in 5 months. a new diet trend. could it work for you? >>> and the boom that went bust. we show you how not to blow up a >>> and the boom that went bust. we show you how not to blow up a building. captions paid for by abc, inc. >>> and good morning, america. welcome to this new week. i'm diane sawyer with robin roberts on monday, august 3rd, 2009. what could it have been like aboard that plane with that turbulence? still getting news in. >> we know it was a continental flig
there with the cameras, so america will see the rally. from new york, good night, america. [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute ---www.ncicap.org--- chris: next on "special report, how did the white house get hundreds of e-mail addresses from people who had no interest in getting contacted. the president goes west to preach his gospel of healthcare reform. is the recession over, or are better economic numbers just a mirage? and out of the doghouse, a pro football star begins a controversial comeback in the city of brotherly love. all that, plus the fox all-stars and the fright friday lightning round. "special report" starts now. welcome to washington. i'm chris wallace in for bret baier. we begin tonight with more on the issue of privacy, and how the white house obtained e-mail addresses for hundreds of people who never gave them to the administration to get information on healthcare reform. senior white house correspondent major garrett tried to he get some answers thursday from the president's chief spokesman. he h
some in latin america who have said that the united states is not acted strongly enough to return president zelaya to power. i wonder if you could talk a little bit about how you feel about what the united states should be doing or could be doing to restore democratic order in honduras. and prime minister harper, a few months ago the homeland security secretary of the united states went to canada, or at least aggravated canadian sensibilities when she compared the canadian border to the mexican border. and i wonder what you think about that and how you feel about the united states using some of the important strategies adopted on the southern border in the north. thank you. >> that's all? >> that's all, mr. president. >> well, first of all, i don't know if you're doing prognosticating about the midterm electilections which arr a year away. i and we'll do just fine. and i think when all is said on health care reform, the american people are going to be glad that we acted to change an unsustainable system so more people have coverage and we're bending the cost curve and we're gettin
-- or nationalize health care in america. i don't intend to do anything to allow government bureaucrats to get between you and your doctor. >> senator, please forgive my teleprompter here. i've heard your recent rhetoric about how we want the same thing as obama and health care reform. i disagree on every level. there is nothing in that bill that i would agree to and we have to stop giving ground. >> government isn't the answer, it's a cancer. >> right now, as dan lothian reports, the white house is working hard to stay on message. >> you don't know. you don't know. >> 74 going to be written off because they have cancer. >> why don't they take the health care being forced down our throats. >> you don't trust me? >> there's a lot of debate about the health care debate. some are calling it a mismessage. >> there's a concern that if this misinformation machine continues and the record can't be corrected as the white house would like it to be that it could potentially make it more difficult to get health care reform? >> we'll get -- the debate is dominated by something that's not true, of course.
this past week and i will show you why israel's security is crucial to our own safety right here in america. >> christian contemporary stars point of grace will be here to perform a beautiful song about the relationships between fathers and daughters. >> there have been great moments in sports history. when athletes guaranteed something. do you remember the legendary story of babe ruth pointing toward center field, promising he would hit a home run, and he did? or when new york jets cornerback joe namath stunned the sports world with this guarantee that the jets would beat the baltimore colts in the super bowl. super bowl iii. of course it doesn't always work out like a storybook. in the 2000 nba playoffs, your next-door after doing guaranteed his team would beat the indiana pacers in game six and keep their season alive. ewing missed his last six shots and the pacers won the game and the series. >> this week, president obama pointed his bat at the congress. and he gave it residential guarantee. >> i guarantee you, joe, we're going to get healthcare reform done. speed can the challenge for
week, we received a report on america's gross domestic product, an important measure of our economic health. it showed marked improvement over the last few months. this morning, we received additional signs that the worst might be behind us. though we lost 247,000 jobs in july, there was nearly 200,000 fewer jobs lost in june. far fewer than the nearly 700,000 jobs the month that we were losing in the beginning of the year. today, we are pointed in the right direction. we're losing jobs at less than half the rate we were when i took office. we have pulled the financial system back from the brink and the market is restoring value to those 401ks that are the foundation for a secure retirement. we have enabled families to reduce payments on their mortgages, making their homes more affordable, and reducing the number of foreclosures. we helped revive the credit markets and opened up -- loans for families and small businesses. while we have rested our economy from catastrophe, which also have begun to build a new foundation for growth. that is why we passed an unprecedented recovery act l
at the national press club in washington and to our cspan audit across america and around the world. my name is a list of cordoba with the clear blue loose this -- clare booth luce organization. we are here to honor phyllis schlafly or staunch defense of traditional buyers and leading the pro-am the movement. luce institute supports women like phyllis schlafly. for more information, please call us at 88-891-4288. you can also visit our web site. zxhlet me welcome michelle eastn to present the award. [applause] >> thank you so much all of you for joining us today here at the national press club in washington, d.c. and welcome to the cspan audience as well. we are so happy today to have this special luncheon in honor of phyllis schlafly. we send a special thanks to roger milliken in south carolina who made this event possible with a gift. he has been supporting the clare booth luce policies for a long time. let me thank you for changing the lives of many young women all over america with your support for our outreach to young women and promotion of america's great women conservative leaders l
john ashcroft looks back, not in anger, but in awe, in "never again, securing america and restoring justice," ashcroft writes about his role in wake of 9/11 and his defense of the patriot act. >>> and still to come, former vice president cheney's memoirs scheduled for publication in spring of 2011. that should be interesting. he's expected to give detailed accounts on differences with his boss, specifically in their second term. and former defense secretary donald rumsfeld also has a book deal. his book will cover his entire political career. >>> former swimsuit model murdered and mutilated and jammed in a suitcase. the manhunt intensifies for her reality star ex-husband. fancy feast appetizers. simple high quality ingredients like wild alaskan salmon, white meat chicken, or seabass and shrimp in a delicate broth, prepared without by-products or fillers. new fancy feast appetizers. celebrate the moment. >>> unemployment's high and credit is tight. but the fed says recovery is still on the way, and soon. my health is important to me. it's critical that i stick to my medication. i can
to control more of america through politicians. that is a fundamentally different world. we believe you ought to develop american energy and american technology so america's able to keep the money at home, both for national security and for economic growth. they believe you ought to raise taxes massively on american energy, cripple the american economy, and make sure that you're dependent forever on countries like venezuela and saudi arabia, a fundamentally different model. we believe you ought to develop green technology. i wrote a book called "contract with europe," describing a green conservatism, but we also recognize there are 240 million vehicles in the current fleet that are going to require current technology fuels for the next generation. they believe he we ought to make a magic switch overnight to technology that is not -- that does not yet exist, at a price that we can't imagine using things we don't know about, from companies that have not yet been formed. fundamentally different model. [laughter] [applause] >> we believe the world is dangerous, our borders ought to be controlled,
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economy in the long run. >> long, long run. >> this is america regenerating itself and it does require us to press the reset button and say 70% of our economy is no longer going to be driven by consumer sales. this is bad news in the short run but this is like somebody who is -- >> there are healthy things emerging, like you're saying. but there's this unemployment rate that's not going away. it could actually worsen and when you're unemployed or lesser employed than you were and your neighbor is unemploy, your behaviors will change in ways that are not good for the economy. >> listen to this story. an unemployed new york city woman is suing her college alleging her $70,000 tuition was a waste of money. the 27-year-old says monroe college failed to provide the promised career advice and job leads and she wants her money back. >> you know what she should have done. gone to the university of alabama. great school. look at me. >> these private schools -- >> i come to work whenever i want to come to work. >> just take responsibility for your life. >> jack welch mba. >> very overrateded degree
, middle america rose up against that amnesty against, then cheered sarah palin when she was first appointed. there's a new militancy out there, joe, in the gop. >> i've got to say, mike barnicle, democrats always do this. democrats always will vote ideologically. if you look at barack obama voting against john roberts. clearly qualified to be supreme court justice. we republicans always took pride in the fact that we would grill a democratic nominee but then we would go ahead and, you know, we believed in advise and consent. if that's who the president wanted and they didn't fall short of the mark, we didn't look at ideology. that changed yesterday. and i'm just going to say, just cynically, politically i think republicans could have picked a nominee that wasn't the first hispanic woman to show what pat buchanan calls the new militancy. >> yesterday's vote may be a forerunner, a harbinger of the vote on straight ideological party lines. >> as you might expect president obama led the praise for soug sotomay sotomayor. >> justice, equality, and opportunity are the very ideals that h
:00 ieastern. >> this fall, into the home to america's highest court, from the grand public places to those only accessible by the nine justices. the supreme court coming the first sunday in october on c- span. >> now health and human services secretary, kathleen sebelius, on efforts to combat medicare fraud. she also says the administration continues to support the so- called public corruption and health-care legislation being considered on a catholic bishop capitol hill. -- being considered on capitol hill. >> we would ask that you put your cell phones on silent. it is my honor and privilege this morning to welcome the secretary of the department of health and human services, kathleen sibelius, and cathy green need to our 2009 national conference. [applause] for me personally, it is exciting to be sharing the stage with two fellow kansas people. that is not happen every day in washington. i like to share a few brief introductions for our newest secretary. she was appointed by president obama as the fourth assistant secretary for aging at the department of health and human n june. health a
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.vitac.com >>> can't you tell? this make-or-break month for health care reform in america. look at all these town hall meetings going on just today. and some of them happening right now. florida, pennsylvania, senator specter again, montana, and nebraska, also hagerstown, maryland, and that's where senator ben cardin hosts a meeting this hour. we're keeping a close eye on this one. cardin actually got booed and jeered monday at his town hall in towson. and in new jersey, congressman steve rosman hosting that one. and there's a bunch of town halls in iowa. >>> republican senator chuck grassley is hosting four of them today. the second one is wrapping up this hour. the president praised grassley yesterday as a republican that is honestly coming up with a health care reform both parties can live with. he's one of the group of six senators from both parties heavily involved in the negotiations. this event earlier in winterset was pretty civil, but the crowd of 3000-plus wasn't giving the senators any softballs either, take a listen. >> like i said, i'm a dumb, southern iowa red neck, and i see nowher
was a health-conscious not and was jogging before america since it took it up used to be a kick boxer and would compete even had a few trips to the united states to compete. he was jogging on the beach in a remote work station remote part of the area where he was a scuba diving instructor and he was just married he jumped over a bail as nazi bessie was he thought what is a doing in the bahamas? then he looked around and then there were more, a total of 40 and he drove rather excitedly to the one policemen who is a big black gentleman he called the sarge they used to shoot pool and play dominoes he said there's all this marijuana floating upon short it is still there the first thing that sergeant said you know, anybody that might want to buy it? that just shows you if you call the corruption that there was in those days it ended up with the prime minister many years later they tried to oust him from office excepting -- saying he was accepting money fit in the bohemia so there's a lot of collaboration with the islanders. jimmy ended up selling of bails it turned out to be high grade:b and we'd 21
in washington, and i may not be the best journalists in america, but i figured there was a story behind it. this is the kind of helmet that was worn by soldiers in the british empire in the late 19th century when the british empire was in its glory, and they used to say the sun never sets on the union jack meaning that the british flag was flying somewhere in the world. there is the story about this helmet and about bruce, and it relates to you. i'm going to put this away for now and tell the story a title bit later. i'm not a gang expert. you're the gang experts. i am a writer. "no boundaries" is not an academic work. not a textbook concept sociology. it not is an encyclopedia of latino gangs. it is not a handbook for investigators. there are very good books like that that i have read that are available. some of them on the web site of the cgia written by gang detectives in orange county. but what my book, "no boundaries," and it is a work of journalism, narrative nonfiction. it tells real stories about real people in real cases. i aim to describe through the story the story of the trauma
: during last year's presidential race, then senator obama repeatedly promised america that -- as goes 41 goes 44? now, the pressures of another campaign promise like healthcare seem to leave a few options. secretary gives -- gibbs basically tried to reverse what secretaries geithner and sommers said yesterday. >> it was clear it you look at the transcripts of what secretary geithner and larry summers said yesterday was once the economy recovers, to tackle the deficit, it is not without reason that we should look at raising taxes on the middle- class. after several go-arounds with reporters, a bit exasperated, robert gibbs of for this final summation. >> present it made a promise on the campaign. he is clear about the commitment, and he is going to keep it. >> what is that commitment? not to raise taxes on families earning less than $250,000. at one point, he was asked about the word "commitment," instead of "promise" or "pledged." shepard: i wonder about troubled loans because they come out of white houses, people from the right and left. i wonder if i'm the middle class, and they say th
. >> keep in mind the longer unemployment is relatively high in america the more illegal immigrants go back to countries, at least those who can move over land. people from mexico, central america, south america are leaving because of our jobs. >> quickly on dick durbin yesterday, saying this to our john king. listen to this. >> i support a public option, but yes, i am open. just understand that after we pass this bill, and i hope we do in the senate, it will go to conference committee, we'll have a chance to work out all our differences. so, we'll see how this ends. but i don't want the process to be filibustered to failure. >> is that realistic that if the house passes health insurance reform with a public option, a government-run insurance agency to compete with the private insurance company, the senate does it, when they get together and try to have their conference committee, they will get that public option? >>> i hope so, wolf, simply because -- >> i know you hope so, but is that realistic? >> well, i think so because four out of five committees are supportive. >> in the house. >> an
the war in 2002 and 2003. bob novak hated america, hated their president and were rooting for america to lose the war. that was coming from bush's closest allies. so i've got to say to bob novak, good job. if you've got the far left after you and far right after you. he did also in the 1990s. republican leadership hated novak because he went after everybody. that's actually -- that's what a journalist is supposed to do. >> yes, it absolutely is. we'll be talking more about bob novak throughout the show and remembering him. >> that's the news at this point. we should check on weather. hurricane bill -- >> by the way, really quickly, for all of you about to write an e-mail. >> no. >> no. hold on. it's okay. how deare bob novak release the name of valerie plame, he hates america, if you could just attach an an e-mail you sent in when the "washington post" released the name of cia programs across the globe that actually endangered american lives, then we'll be more willing to read your e-mail, but, please, just save it because you're a hypocrite. we really don't want to hear from you this
program is at the heart of what i believe is the ftc's proper role. in america, we use markets to organize our economy. consumers derive vast economic benefits over the long term from these markets. consumer protection policy in turn can have profound effects, both for good and ill, on these markets. the ftc and other public authorities operate against a backdrop of important consumer protection institutions, most notably the market in private. in our economy, consumers can beat to offer the most appealing mix of price and quality. but when competition alone cannot punish or to tour the hud deter, such as adult life to your customers, and keep your contractual promises. notwithstanding the strengths of the common law, sometimes, as one court enforcement is not feasible, private law just does not work. when market forces are inefficient and the common private law is ineffective, a public agencies such as the federal trade commission can help preserve competition and protect consumers. does, the ftc has a crucial role as an umpire in our economy. but it is not and should not be a star player
are fighting fascism or something like it, or taking back america, is simply dishonest. kicking back america from whom? -- taking back america from him? the actual give-and-take has been at a premium and misinformation has been rampant. that is just a taste this morning from the baltimore paper. have you attended a town hall meeting? we want to hear from you. first up, on our republican line, marcia. caller: i actually wanted to attend one. i lifted up on the internet and called my representative, tim bishop of long island, and any information i have obtained is that he had won in the end of june. but he is not going to be holding any more. host: and what do you think about that? caller: he is our representative and i think he needs to hear what people say. when i hear that, that this is all a result of organization, i can speak for myself and probably others, that i have never called a representative or attended a town hall meeting. i am not a member of any organization, but i am so upset about this healthcare plan that it galvanized me to want to have my voice heard. host: if he were to he
-span on q&a. >> this fall, and to the home to america's highest court from the grand public places to those only accessible to the nine justices, the supreme court come in the first sunday in october on c-span. >> sporkin -- "washington journal" continues. host: for the rest of the are we have a question for you, will the health care passed this year? let's take a look at what president obama had to say about this yesterday. >> i guarantee you, joe, we're going to get health care reform up. i know there are a lot of people out there who have been hammering and folks in the press are following every little twist and turn of the legislative process. passing a big bill like this is always messi. -- messy. fdr was called a socialist when he passed social security. j.f.k. and lyndon johnson, they were both accused of a government health care when they passed medicare. this is the process we go through, because understandably, the american people have a long tradition of being suspicious of government until the government actually does something that helps them and they do not want anyone messin
't give up or give in. this is too important. we have few more important issues in america today, and we need to be steadfast in our commitment to learn from those who have legitimate concerns and criticisms, but there's no way you can rewrite this bill to satisfy this mob. we need to be firm and committed to a strong, public plan that will give that nudge to the insurers. you know, they talk about taking a middle ground on this. well, according to correctional budget office, 96% of the people under our plan right now, before the blue dogs start messing with it, 96% will be in private insurance. isn't 4% in a public plan enough of a compromise. do we have to give up entirely? >> democratic congressman lloyd doggett of texas. thank you very much for your time tonight. >> thanks, rachel. >> and i wasn't there but on behalf of the country, i'm sorry about what happened to you. it was very rude. >> good night. >> thanks. >>> when it comes to professionally organized fake grassroots rent-a-mob, shutting down what used to be normal democratic processes as congressman doggett suggested, today's
time this past week and why israel's security is crucial to our own safety right here in america. and christian contemporary stars point of grace will be here to perform a beautiful song about the relationships between fathers and daughters. well, you know, there have been some great moments in sports history when athletes guaranteed something. you remember the legendary story of babe ruth pointing towards center field, promising that he hit a home run. and he did. or when new york jets quarterback joe name mute stunned at super bowl three. it doesn't always work out like a story book. in the playoffs, patrick ewing guaranteed his team would beat the indiana pacers and keep the season alive. ewing missed his last six shots and the pacers won the game and the series. well, this week, president obama pointed his bat at the congress and he gave a presidential guarantee. . >> i guarantee you, joe, we are going to get health care reform done. >> well, the challenge for the president is that all this talk about reforming health care, or is it reforming health insurance? anyway, it's pr
of america than what americans are doing to get high. life in the united states of course a similar in many ways to live anywhere in the developed world. but our nation diverges sharply from the rest of the world in a few crucial ways. americans work hard. 135 hours a year more than the average briton, 240 hours more than the typical french worker and 370 hours, nine weeks, more than the average german. we also play hard. a global survey released in 2008 found americans are more than twice as likely to smoke pot as europeans. 42% of americans have puffed at one point, citizens from various nations were all under 20. we are also four times as likely as spaniards to have done coke and roughly ten times more likely than the rest of europe. quote, we are just a different kind of country, said the u.s. drugs are spokesman tom riley when asked about the survey. quote, we have how your drug use rates, higher crime, many things that with a free and mobile society. different, indeed. there may be no people on earth with a more twisted complex relationship to drugs. much of our preconceived self-imag
conversations that with this book is the word openness the remember again and again in america and the world how you talk about the need to keep our systems come a channels open for communication could you drop day should draw that the mount a little more scanning back a little further and looking up the range of challenges that we face? what does it mean to be open and adaptive in this environment? >> many things the least of which is the need for an informed american society one of the major obstacles is inhibiting the intelligent posture of america in the world is the lack of understanding for the american people. it is easy to blame our leaders and i have my share of blaming leaders but it is easier in a democracy when you have the public that is very uneducated about the world for an informed about basic facts, history, geography, the next president has an enormous educational role to play. he has to convey to american-built the notion the specific problems of russia, china, ga., are interrelated with the reality of a consequence at all of humanity experiences and then on top of it global p
. that is the national desk. they are covering america. this is the foreign desk. every picture that comes into fox news comes in through here at the media desk. those pictures will always be in those three on the right-hand side. in the top box, we are learning about what happened to an airplane that had to make an emergency landing because of turbulence. you will hear from a passenger who says that they were flung from their seats. cash for clunkers could be dead on the road. now it is up to the senate to keep the program going, but now some democrats are saying that program does not make sense to them. in the bottom box, imagine no one on line and seeing a picture of your child on line, and then imagines seeing the picture because someone had put it up for adoption. martha: right now we are waiting for press secretary robert gibbs to step in front of the microphone. he is likely to be in the hot seat today as reporters try to pin him down as to whether there is a door opening on new taxes to pay for health care and reduce the deficit. some of the president's top in visors are saying it is not necessa
stories making news early today in america. >>> ohio police subdude an elderly woman threatening people with a clive. cell phone video from a bystander captured the 84-year-old woman walking around a walmart parking lot responding to reports she threatened other people and threatening to cut them. an officer pulled the woman to the ground. witnesses believe the cop used too much force against the elderly woman. she was treated for head injuries but not charged with a crime. >>> cameras captured liquor thieves in florida walking out with pricey bottles lining the legs of their pants. surveillance video shows one man distracting a clerk while another man stuffs expensive bottles of alcohol down his pants. police believe the criminal duo ridding their pants with pouches to hold the bottles. the two have stolen thousands dollars of liquor from various stores. >>> two people were rescued from a pennsylvania river after their pleasure boat tanked. the coast guard says one of those victims was pulled from the chilly waters by a good samaritan. the 15-foot boat the victims were on sank around n
president himself made to middle class america. >> if you make under $250,000, you will not see your taxes increase by a single dime. not your income taxes, not your payroll taxes, not your capital gains tax. no taxes. >> the white house hasn't commented on whether president obama's officially changed his position on the no tax increases pledge, but i'm wondering how you're absorbing this new information here. should middle class americans be asked to pay more in taxes to reduce the national deficit? this, of course, even though during the campaign, president obama promised there would be no tax hikes for the middle class. i mean what are you willing to do? 1-877-tell-hln. or e-mail us, go to cnn.com/hln, click under your views, you can text us the word views, comments and name to hlntv. standard text rates do apply, by the way. this segment all about you and your thoughts, thank you for sharing them with us. >>> detroit auto make letters report their july sales today and analysts are expecting some pretty encouraging numbers here. edmunds.com predicts they will show sales jumped more than
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show is that in america we are culturally conditioned to believe that one group is superior, one group is inferior. unfortunately, that is part of the culture. the manifestation of that cultural conditioning and this speaks to what you are saying, is that one group undervalues, underestimates, and marginalizes another group. what we have to do, and i think i understand where you're coming from, is we have to understand there is no dominance. we have a problem of racial dominance. we used to have this legally. we now have to factor appeared dead -- now have defacto. my daughter just got married and it is an interracial marriage. those kids were in the wedding and did not care who was what. i have children who are african american who you can't tell them you can't do anything you want. we had changed. in large part, i agree with you. we do have to get to know each other, but i am not going to change my heritage. it would be absurd to sit here and tell frank sinatra, if he was a lot olive, you are not it- american. he would say you have to be out of your mind. he was proud to be an italia
of the people themselves -- i don't know who recognizing this, voting against their best interest. america never had the experience -- host: jamie? we lost jimmy. we do have "usa today" this morning. their lead story, climate plan calls for forced expansion. the epa says 18 million acres of trees to be planted. new forests will spread across the landscape, replacing both pastor and farm fields, under a congressional plan to confront climate change, and environmental protection agency analysis shows. petreaus watson goes on to write that about 80 million acres of new trees, roughly the size of west virginia -- would be planted by 2020 according to an epa analysis of the crime bill passed by the house of representatives in june. back to the telephones. gulfport, fla., on the line for republicans. caller: how are you doing this one? just host: 5. what do you think about the bipartisan bill? caller: you know what i think it is necessary? nothing in more. america needs to wake up and realize one thing about politicians, the only thing they will do is the wrong thing. the best thing they can do is sel
this may lead to -- [ indiscernible ] between north korea and america and south korea as well. >> i think this is a very, very good sign to have the history turned around from antagonism to mutual respect. >> reporter: harry lee has followed the history of north korea and its controversial nuclear weapons program. lee says this could be the right time to start talks again. >> this is a great chance for the obama administration to turn the page, see a change for american policy. >> euna lee and laura ling say they were kempt apart most of the -- kept apart most of the time while in custody and fed rice with rocks in it. >>> no precipitation around the area. nice clear scan but later on this evening we could see one or two isolated showers pop up. it looks like the majority of the rainfall activity south of fredricksburg, virginia. your forecast for the next couple of hours partly cloudy. a few showers later on tonight are possible for the evening time. we'll hang in the upper 70s but cooler steps by tomorrow morning -- temperatures by tomorrow morning and cooler temperatures on the way bef
. this is california's great america. this ride malfunctioned. the good news, at least they weren't upsidedown. the ride is called invert go. it stopped. don't know why. this started, campbell, 1:40 pacific, 4:40 eastern. you're looking at almost four hours for some of these people. last count i saw, 11 people had been rescued. whoever is last to come off this thing is going to be there probably seven, eight hours dangling. >> oh my gosh. >> feet dangling there. >> are you sure they're right side up? those people kind of -- >> that's what i'm -- i'm looking right awe long with you. you could be right. i think they're at a 45 degree angle. i'm seeing feet. >> those poor people. >> i know. >> mike galanos for us tonight. see you tomorrow. >> see you, campbell. >>> if you think you can exercise and those unwanted pounds will melt away, think again. coming up, new research, new depressing research that could shake up a lot of workout addicts. >>> and, ten days into august and the dog days of summer are turning into a heated debate over health care. we're going to take you inside these town halls.
. it gradually did come into the caribbean from south america. jimmy said they were an entirely different smuggler and a marijuana smuggler he'd been accustomed to. they never had gone on their boats. they were a group of guys -- >> amine merrill smugglers? >> guest: jeneane specific told me that. it wasn't a dangerous game back and even though they were dealing with a cartel one in particular in colombia but with regard to the cocaine traffickers jimmy said that changed everything completely and i think it did with the dea, too. they lost to agents, one was assassinated in columbia, i covered that case in mexico in 1985i went down with the attorney general and head of the dea on the same plane. sightseeing the dangerous side of it. jimmy saw the danger site. he hated the cocaine traffickers and what not as bad now. marijuana i point out in the book and want to make this point why do all its citizens partake in allowing the trafficking to take place and indeed participate because as you will read in the book in the hilarious stories and i'd kick some of the better ones of a stack that all
of america's international peers. you see, the campaign so far is essentially wrapped into these principles. all the countries are the same around the world. the u.s. has life without parole. other countries do not. we are in violation of international norms. all countries are essentially the same. these are children. we are mean. and by the way, we are in violation of international treaties. all of which is demonstrably false, and we go through it page by page, chapter by chapter, in this report. in a highly footnoted report. and unlike reports of the other side, we traced back to original sources and tell you everything we consulted and every single footnote in our report. between 1980 and 2005, 43621 juveniles were arrested for murder in the united states. and the pictures just as bleak with respect to rape, 109,563. robbery, 818,278. and aggravated assault, 1,240,199. that is uncontroverted. yet when you compare the statistics with us against the rest of the world, you see that we dwarf western europe and the rest of the world in terms of our crime statistics. we have a big problem. we
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